Flash Bang | Excel Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Excel Brewing Company
Illinois, United States

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by ejk99 on 10-21-2014

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Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 24
Photo of Franziskaner
3.65/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Light copper in color with excellent clarity. There was an inch thick frothy off white head. Light lacing. The aroma was pale wheat but I did not detect any hops. I taste pale wheat, a touch of honey, and some faint citrus hops. This is fairly well balanced. The mouth is dry, crisp, and moderately carbonated.

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Photo of WoodBrew
3.77/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The Flash Bang is a solid offering from Excel. The beer poured a clear yellow with white head that is leaving a spotty lace. The scent has bitter citrus hop flare. The taste leans toward bitter with a grapefruit backdrop. The Mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it's a good beer.

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Photo of jzlyo
4.19/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Aroma is citrus, wheat/mild spices and hops. The flavor is hops/hop resin, mild spices, tropical fruit, citrus and a mix of bitter and slight heat in the finish

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Photo of Tone
3.81/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy, gold color. One inch head of a white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of citrus hops, floral hops, wheat, and slight sweet malt. Fits the style of an American Pale Wheat Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and clean, with a high carbonation level. Tastes of citrus hops, wheat, slight floral hops, slight sweet malt, pale malt, and a hint of pine. Overall, very hoppy for an American Pale Wheat Ale.

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Photo of Suds
3.24/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Market, cloudy orange in color. Medium white head. The aroma is grainy, with some wheat and floral hops underneath. Moderately sweet and fuller in body than needed. Just okay.

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Photo of Gobearswalter34
3.11/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a Popsicle orange hazy, with a thick white head that dissipates quickly.
Slight hoppy smell.
Nice effort in the taste blending the wheat and hops but doesn't quite come together.
Overall an average or slightly lower.

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Flash Bang from Excel Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 24 ratings.
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